The Corpus of Historical English Law Reports (CHELAR) is a specialised corpus consisting of law reports and judicial decisions dating from the period 1535–1999. It enables researchers to investigate a legal text type which is not included in any other diachronic corpus existing to date – apart from ARCHER 3.2, also compiled by the VLCG team as [...]
On 12th April Evelyn Gandón-Chapela, a member of the LVTC team, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, on completion of her dissertation entitled A corpus-based analysis of post-auxiliary ellipsis in Modern English. Evelyn’s research was supervised by Dr Javier Pérez-Guerra; the international examination board was comprised of Professor Anne Abeillé (Université Paris Diderot [...]
Evelyn Gandón-Chapela, a member of the LVTC team, has recently obtained a position as Lecturer (‘Ayudante’) at the University of Cantabria. Many congratulations to Evelyn, her PhD advisor Javier Pérez-Guerra and the LVTC team!
It was recently announced that Paula Rodríguez-Puente, a member of the VLCG team now based at the University of Oviedo, has received the Extraordinary PhD Award 2012-2013 from the Faculty of Philology at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Paula’s dissertion examined, from a corpus-based perspective, the development of phrasal verbs in British English from 1650 to 1990. Her PhD [...]
At the 8th International Conference of the Spanish Association for Corpus Linguistics (AELINCO), held at the University of Málaga on 2-4 March 2016, Carlos Prado-Alonso was appointed scientific convenor of the panel “Corpus-based studies of variation and linguistic change”, for a three-year term. Carlos, a member of the VLCG team now based at the University of Oviedo, succeeds [...]
Paula Rodríguez-Abruñeiras, a member of the VLCG team, has just obtained a position as ‘Ayudante Doctor’ at the Department of English and German at the University of Valencia. Many congratulations to Paula, her PhD advisor María José López-Couso and the VLCG team!
It was recently announced that our colleague Rosalía Rodríguez-Vázquez, a member of the LVTC team, has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam qualifying her for promotion to a position as Associate Professor (‘Profesor Titular de Universidad’) of English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, Rosalía!
It was announced yesterday that Laura García-Castro (LVTC team) and Iván Tamaredo (VLCG team) have obtained competitive four-year FPI grants from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. Laura’s PhD advisors are Elena Seoane and Cristina Suárez (UIB); Iván’s PhD advisors are Teresa Fanego and J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña. Congratulations!
At the 39th AEDEAN International Conference held on 11-13 November 2015 at the University of Deusto (Spain), Yolanda Fernandez-Pena, a member of the LVCT team, received the prestigious Catalina Montes Award to the best presentation by a PhD student, in the fields of theoretical and applied linguistics. Congratulations!
It was recently announced that our colleague Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, a member of the LVTC team and currently Senior Research Fellow ‘Ramón y Cajal’ at the University of Vigo, has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam (‘acreditación’) qualifying her for promotion to a position as Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, Nuria!